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Combustible Dust
Highlights
  • Precautions for Firefighters to Prevent Dust Explosions [PDF*]. OSHA QuickCard, Publication 3674-08 2013 (2013, August).

  • Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust [PDF*].  OSHA Publication  3644-04-2013 (2013, April).

  • Expert Forum Summary Report [PDF*]. OSHA, (2011, May 31), 58 pages.

Other Resources

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U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Other Federal Resources

State Resources

  • Combustible Dust [PDF*]. Oregon Hazard Alert, OR-OSHA 2993, (2008, June).
  • Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards [PDF*] . Kentucky Department of Labor Hazard Alert.
  • Combustible Dust Poses a Dangerous, Explosive Threat in the Workplace [PDF*]. NCDOL Industry Alert.

Books

  • Development and Control of Dust Explosions (Occupational Safety and Health). John Nagy, Marcel Dekker Inc., ISBN 0-8247-7004-8.
  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industries. Eckhoff, Rolf K., Elsevier Science, ISBN 0-7506-7602-7.
  • Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection: A Practical Guide. Katherine Barton, Gulf Publishing Company, ISBN 0-7506-7519-3.

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